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Leading government investment body visits Sunderland's supply chain

Leading government investment body visits Sunderland's supply chain

The government’s Automotive Investment Organisation (AIO) has visited Sunderland’s thriving automotive components companies. The two-day visit, organised by the business investment team of Sunderland City Council, included talks with senior managers and plant tours of global supply chain companies based in Sunderland such as TRW, Lear Corporation, Calsonic Kansei and […]

Ex student is a life-size cake designer

Ex student is a life-size cake designer

Sunderland graduate Lara Clarke appeared on This Morning earlier this month for her unique talent of  making life-size cakes.  Ms Clarke, 27, bakes and designs cakes based on famous people or characters at her bakery called Tasty Cakes, which started as a hobby but turned into a business. Presenters Phil […]

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Pub bosses happy with licence extension

By Joe Pennington and Ben Park Sunderland pub owners are happy with the Prime Minister’s rethink call on extending pub opening hours for England’s World Cup against Italy in June. PM David Cameron overruled a Home Office refusal on allowing pubs to remain open long enough facilitate coverage of the […]